Category Archives: Fellowship

Take delight in honoring others

A call to initiate or to surpass one another in showing honor. Continue reading

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Contentment and the presence of God

The reach of God’s presence. Continue reading

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Friendship between the friends of Jesus of Nazareth

How can God entrust great things to one who will not thankfully receive from Him the little things? Continue reading

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God – propitiator and propitiated

In religion, the sinner brings something to offer to the deity hoping to pacify the angry god/s. This is not how it goes for Christians. Continue reading

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Can sinners fellowship with God?

Four verbs are used to describe God’s provision for sinners to continue in fellowship with Him. Continue reading

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A great covenant for family and Church

Use this relationship covenant in your family, small group, or Church. Continue reading

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Three approaches to communication and leadership

Sometimes we’re not seeing the results we desire in relationships because we fail to recognize that different situations call for different approaches to communication and leadership. Continue reading

Posted in Church Leadership, Coach, Coaching, Communication, Community, Conflict, Counseling, Difficult people, Discernment, Disciple-making, Elders, elders in the Church, Family life, Fellowship, Leadership, Marriage, Relationships, Small Group leaders, Speech, Teenagers, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What pastoral care looks like

An illustration of what many people do not know about pastoral ministry in the local Church. What you see is not always the whole picture. A lot of hard work happens behind the scenes in leadership. This illustrates efforts to care for people in a way that truly helps them. Continue reading

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Resolving conflicts among Christians

Jesus anticipated fractures in Christian fellowship. We should not be surprised by them but ready to seek reconciliation. Continue reading

Posted in Antagonists, Broken Relationships, Christian Counselor, Church, Church Leadership, Church membership, Community, Conflict, Confrontation, Difficult people, Discernment, Disciple-making, Discipline, Elders, False accusation, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Grace, Jesus Christ, Life of a pastor, Pastors, Reconciliation, Relationships, Slandered, Small Group leaders, Unity | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

God’s primary work on earth

God’s purpose on earth today is to build a visible, united body of believers called the body of Christ, or the Church. The way we align ourselves with it is on the local level. Continue reading

Posted in Call to ministry, Christian life, Christian worldview, Church, Church growth, Church membership, Church Planting, D. A. Carson, Elders, Emerging Leaders, Fellowship, God, God's Will, Jesus Christ, Leadership, Life of a pastor, Local Church | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment